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31st annual Kankakee Community College High School Juried Art Exhibition runs till March 18th

Students from nine local schools have their original artwork on display during the 31st annual Kankakee Community College High School Juried Art Exhibition.

The show runs until March 18 in the art hallway and gallery area, on the first floor of KCC’s Arts & Sciences Building. The area is open 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Fridays. From March 9 to 13, the gallery will close at 5 p.m.

A reception for the artists will be held on Wednesday, March 18, from 6-7:15 p.m. in the gallery area. Awards in categories such as Painting, Color Drawing/Design, Photography/electronic imaging and 3-D Design will be revealed at 7:15 p.m. in the KCC Auditorium, Room L110. Jurors are the KCC art faculty.

“The High School Art Show is always inspiring,” said Chelise Slowik, a KCC art professor. “Visitors will find the works full of passionate effort and imagination. Overall, it is a beautiful display of our future local artists. Plan to come out and enjoy the event!”

High schools participating in the exhibit are: Bishop McNamara Catholic High School, Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School, Cissna Park High School, Grant Park High School, Iroquois West High School, Kankakee High School, Manteno High School, Momence High School, and Pontiac High School.

The exhibit is sponsored by KCC’s Visual Arts Department.

KCC is located south of downtown Kankakee off River Road, near U.S. 45-52, or take Interstate 57 to Exit 308 and follow the signs. Directions are at www.kcc.edu/directions/.

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